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Interior Alaska JROTC visits 168th Wing
June 27, 2022
The Interior Alaska Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps visits 168th Wing as part of summer camp and learns about the 168th Wing, pilot, boom operator, aircraft maintenance, security forces, and civil engineering missions. The Interior JROTC cadets are students at West Valley High School Marine Corps JROTC, Lathrop High School Army JROTC, Eielson Air Force Base High School Air Force JROTC, and North Pole High School Air Force JROTC. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Alaska State Defense Force assists Red Cross, state agencies in sheltering relocated citizens from wildfires in Southwest Alaska
June 24, 2022
Members of the Alaska State Defense Force assist the Red Cross and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in providing essential services to approximately 50 people in the Alaska National Guard armory in Bethel, Alaska, June 18. People from Mt. Village, Pilot Station, Pitkas Point and St. Mary's were relocated to the armory in Bethel as a precaution against wildfires and potential smoke inhalation. (Alaska National Guard Courtesy Photo)

Alaska National Guard participates in Cyber Shield 2022, the DoD's largest unclassified cyber defense exercise
June 23, 2022
Spc. Nicholas Weber, a cyber operations specialist representing the Illinois National Guard, participates in Cyber Shield 2022 at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas June 10, 2022. Cyber Shield 2022 is the Department of Defense's largest unclassified inter-agency and joint national level training cyber defense exercise which includes representation from 20 states plus Guam. (U.S. Army photo by Illinois National Guard Sgt. Trenton Fouche)

Lt. Col. Castle takes command of 13th Space Warning Squadron at Clear Space Force Station
June 16, 2022
U.S. Space Force Col. Miguel Cruz, Space Delta 4 commander, presents the guidon to Lt. Col. Christopher Castle, incoming 13th Space Warning Squadron commander, during a change of command ceremony June 16, 2022, at Clear Space Force Station. Castle was formerly stationed in California as the Plans Branch Chief of the Combined Space Operations Center. The 13th SWS, located at Clear SFS, Alaska, provides strategic missile warning and space domain awareness by operating and maintaining the Upgraded Early Warning Radar. Passing of a squadron’s guidon is a tradition and symbolizes a transfer of command. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey)

Pave Hawk special missions aviator hones marksmanship skills to razor’s edge
June 14, 2022
Pave Hawk special missions aviator hones marksmanship skills to razor’s edge

Volunteer team assists Seward community following major landslide
June 13, 2022
From the right, Pvt. Michael Mondrell, Alaska State Defense Force and Intelligence Specialist Seaman Katrina Clayton, Alaska Naval Militia, greet motorists as they cross they travel the Lowell Point Road, May 27, 2022 in Seward. The May 7 Bear Mountain landslide blocked the road and access to and from the community of Lowell Point for 20 days. An Alaska Organized Militia Task Force was activated following a request from the State Emergency Operations Center for support to aide with traffic controls and other duties assigned by the incident commander. (Alaska National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Balinda O’Neal)

Arctic Guardians rescue injured hiker at Crow Pass
June 10, 2022
An Alaska Air National Guard 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk transits Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson's Malamute Drop Zone Feb. 10, 2021, during parachute jump operations. The jump presaged the change-of-command ceremony for 212th Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard)

Soldiers and Airmen compete for spot on Governor's Twenty markmanship team in annual Adjutant General's Match
June 9, 2022
Spc. Fai Thao with 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment fires his SIG Sauer M17 handgun during the 2022 Alaska National Guard Adjutant General Match held at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 1, 2022. Soldiers and Airmen of the Alaska National Guard are competing in tests to become the next marksmanship champions of the annual Adjutant General’s Match. (Alaska National Guard photo by Pvt. Caleb Lawhorne, 134th Public Affairs Detachment)

Alaska Army Guard rescues two hikers in distress at Hatcher Pass
June 8, 2022
Members of the 2-211th General Aviation Support Battalion transport an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter and a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter to Bethel from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson April 11, 2022, for their annual training this spring. (Alaska National Guard photo by Victoria Granado)

National Guard Bureau assessment team recognizes AKNG’s SAPR program for best practices
June 7, 2022